Anita Lorraine Speers SartenMagazine, AR, 1965 - 2019
Anita Lorraine Speers Sarten of Magazine, Arkanasas went to be with the Lord, July 8th, at Clarehouse in Tulsa, Oklahoma, surrounded by her sisters, nieces, and closest lifetime friend, Carol.
She is survived by her father Robert W. Speers; her sisters, Pam and Dee; her nieces and nephews, Chris, Joshua, Shannon, Amber, Adrianne, Anastasia, Blake, Samantha, and Allyce; her great-nieces and nephews, Alyvia, Braxten, Asher, Abram, Brooklynn, Aiden, Elizabeth, Catherine, Lilly, Brayce, Bryar Beth, Orion, Jaren, and Sylvia Gail.
Anita doted over her nieces and nephews, her husband Stan, her Sisters, her family and many friends (most of whom were her adopted family as well). She had a huge heart for animals, especially her dogs, horses, cattle and cats. She spent years working the assembly lines at Whirlpool where she began her journey with Stan. Eventually with Stan's loving guidance Anita became a bonified Cattle-women who ran the farm and ranch Stan and her built together. Later she also became a talented Floral designer and Home Health caregiver.
She joins her mother Ruth, her husband Stan and her sister Lana with the Lord. Free from pain and the troubles of this world. She leaves a huge void in so many lives. Our love to you always Beloved Nee Nee!
A remembrance service will be held Saturday July 20th, at 12 noon at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Booneville, Arkansas.
Anita will be lain to rest aside Stan in the Clark Cemetery in Cox Valley at a private family ceremony. In lieu of floral arrangements the family is requesting donations be made to the following charities: Clarehouse, 7617 South Mingo Road, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133; Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 355 South Sharpe Avenue, Booneville, Arkansas 72927; Fort Smith chapter of the Arkansas police lodge. Donations may be made online to www.foplodge39.org. The Bronx Zoo - Wildlife Conservation Society, Attn: Donations, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York 10460. www.garykelleyfunerals.com.
Published July 12, 2019